News & Updates

LEADers On The Move

We enjoy seeing what our graduates are doing and how they are making an impact on the world. Share your good news with us via email: lead@sdchamber.org. The following LEAD graduates have been (re)elected to serve in office:  Scott Peters (95) – reelected to Congress Nora Vargas (06) – elected to County Board of Supervisors […]

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Oasis Senior Advisors has a team of experts ready to assist you in finding personalized housing and care for your loved ones. The mission of Oasis Senior Advisors is to reduce the time and stress on seniors and their families when searching for alternative living options. They do so by making every effort to determine […]

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The Mexican Federal Government signed an agreement with Pfizer and AstraZeneca to produce and distribute 34.4 million and 77.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, respectively. While federal authorities continue to hold conversations with other pharmaceuticals to secure additional doses, the Secretariat of Health shared an overview of their distribution plan to be delivered in […]

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Plant It Again is a socially responsible nonprofit here in San Diego who works toward addressing the employment disparities for community members with disabilities. Additionally, Plant It Again aims to inspire others to think outside the box.   With the plans to open a centrally located store for the public to drop off their extra […]

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3STEPS4WARD is a marketing company founded on the principles of business for positive social causes. They help small businesses, startups, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits from any sector succeed in their missions through creative digital marketing.  The 3STEPS4WARD family is a collective of marketing experts, strategists, and creatives seeking to make a better world. Their founder and […]

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This month’s International Business Affairs Forums explored the future of the energy sector and its role in strengthening and broadening the U.S.-Mexico relationship. Attendees heard from SEMPRA Energy’s affiliate in Mexico, IEnova, and Pattern Energy about the energy projects taking place in our region, challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and public-private opportunities within the […]

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Last year, Governors Gavin Newsom of California, Jaime Bonilla of Baja California, and Carlos Mendoza of Baja California Sur, signed an MOU reestablishing the Commission of the Californias. The initiative created a binational forum to share information on common interests and issues, as well as discussing strategies to approach a solution together. This month, Lieutenant […]

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President López Obrador traveled to Baja this month to meet with state and municipal authorities. During his visit, the President announced the extension of the “Zona Libre” program through 2024 and a plan to make the program permanent. “Zona Libre,” or the Economic Free Zone program, was implemented in 2019 in 43 municipalities bordering the […]

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Baja’s Water Management, Sanitation, and Protection Agency (SEPROA) announced a project to provide much needed maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to the Punta Bandera wastewater treatment plant in Tijuana to help reduce transboundary pollution impacting our region. The project is estimated to cost $600 million pesos (about $30 million USD) with half of the funding provided […]

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